3rd October 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good Morning Ranches Ladies!

Now October is here, we can start to enjoy the outside more as the weather cools down.

Hope you have a great week.

Circles Coffee Morning – Tuesday 11th October

Don’t miss our Circles Coffee Morning from 10.30am on Tuesday 11th October. It will be a great opportunity to meet the circle leaders and find out more about what’s on offer at RL!

Ranches Ladies are meeting every Tuesday mornings for coffee at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am – 12pm. It is a great chance to catch up and find out about membership and activities.

Membership Renewals

If you have not yet renewed your membership, or you would like to join as a new member, you can do this at Larte Cafe, Studio One Hotel, Studio City on any Tuesday morning from 10.30am to 12 noon.

Please bring completed membership form, your Emirates ID (or passport if ID unavailable) and fee of 120 AED. Get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

If you are unable to get to Larte on Tuesday morning to do your renewal, you can ask a friend to bring your form, copy of your ID and membership fee.

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies

To join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Volunteer for Ranches Ladies

Thank you to those members who have volunteered to help with membership coordination and social media.

We still require 1 or 2 Web-team members to help update the website.

The International Lunch Circle, led by Carole, are looking for volunteers to cook, host or help with future lunches.

If you have any spare time and would like to find out how you can help, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com or send a message on the RL members WhatsApp Group.

Newsletter Contributions

Do you have something to share? Maybe an update on your circle group or your favourite place in Dubai or further afield? Photos appreciated along with updates or article.

Please email any items for the newsletter to ranches.ladies@gmail.com before midday on Friday for inclusion in the next Monday’s newsletter.

RL Circles News

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The number of Circles activities are increasing so it is not possible to fit each one on the newsletter every week. Check the Circles Calendar for October on the website for more details.

Gardening Circle

On Friday 30th September, RL gardening circle spent a wonderful morning at the Garden Concept Store learning how to care for orchids and other indoor plants. A huge thank you to Lucy & Chris for arranging it and to Dr Shahid for sharing his expertise! Each lady received a gift of a beautiful Peace Lily plant plus a discount on their purchases. We also enjoyed coffee/tea and delicious cakes at the Roseleaf café.

French Circle

Many thanks to Bea Sion for agreeing to lead the French Circle. They will be meeting on Fridays for 10am to 12pm. New members welcome.

If you would like to join please email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Spanish Circle

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Maria Sierra has kindly agreed to take on the Spanish circle – Thursday morning for beginners and Friday morning for beginners and intermediates – time and location to be confirmed. Maria has an experience of 30 years as a teacher and her lessons are fun, interactive and enjoyable.

If you are interested please email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Cinema Circle

The Cinema circle, led by Marina, will restart on Mondays at Vox Cinema, Mall of the Emirates. Time depends on the movie chosen.

If you are interested please email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana has restarted her outdoor yoga classes – 8.30am on Fridays and 6.30pm on Tuesdays. Email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com to find out more.

Indoor Walking Circle

The Walking Circle are continuing indoors until the weather cools down.  They meet at Dubai Hills Mall outside Marks and Spencer’s at 9am to walk for one hour around the mall. Stay afterwards for refreshments and a chat at the small cafe inside M&S. New ladies are always welcome to join.

Closest parking is via Entrance E, Sharaf DG Parking P1. 

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Beach Walking Circle

The Beach Walking Circle, led by Monika, at Kite beach (Blue Villas parking) on Tuesdays at 6.30am, walk for around 7-8 km and stop for coffee afterwards. 

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle, led by Ashfaa, met last week at Arabian Ranches Golf Club to discuss ‘Songbirds’ by Christy Lefteri and ‘The Marble Collector’ by Cecelia Ahern. The book for this month is ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey’ by Oscar Wilde and the next meeting is planned for 24th October.

To join or find out more, please contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Monday Circle 

The Mahjongg Monday Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10.15am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1. 

Please contact Sharon for more information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Tuesday Circle

A second group, led by Supriya, meet to play ATF Mahjongg on Tuesdays 11am-1.30pm, email circles.rances.ladies@gmail.com for more information

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, are meeting on Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. New members welcome.

If you would like to know more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Line Dancing

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The new Line Dancing Circle is starting this month on Wednesday mornings at Studio One Hotel. If you would like to join please contact Carole or email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Book Circle

The Book Circle, led by Jackie, are reading Three Daughters of Eve by award-winning British-Turkish novelist Elif Shafak. They plan to meet on Friday 14th October at 9.30am to discuss this at Arabian Ranches Golf Club Restaurant.

New members welcome. Email Jackie circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni Mums Circle

The Uni Mums Circle are meeting for lunch at The Rose and Crown in Al Habtoor City on Wednesday 5th October. If you would like to join them email Marina via circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Storytelling Circle

The Storytelling Circle are restarting on Monday 17th October and the theme is ‘My Best Friend.’ New members welcome. Please contact Carole via circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com


Your RL membership is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners. Please make sure you present your valid membership card to avail a discount. 

There have been some recent updates to the discounts section on the website, so please check for up to date deals.

New Discount – Piano Lessons by Maria Sierra

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Experienced piano teacher, Maria Sierra, is offering 20% discount on lessons for RL members – adults or children. (Normal price is 200 AED per hour for lessons at Maria’s home.)

Tel: Maria 055 200 6996

Discounts for Nail Salons are highlighted below:

Chi nail spa

Chi Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
20% (Excluding Thursday & Friday)
Motor City, Detroit House
Tel: 04 457 2485


Cocoon Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
20% discount on all services Sun – Tue
excl. public holidays, on min spend of AED 150
Motor City, Daytona House
Tel: 04 447 2795

The Nail Spa

The Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
15% discount – Monday to Thursday only
Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Tel: 600 544 001

For any enquiries or suggestions please contact our Discounts Co-ordinator: discounts.rl@gmail.com

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies

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Have a great week!